13 Jan

Royal College Surgeons Eng Senior Neuro Oncology Surgery Fellow Jobs Vacancy at Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton

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Royal College Surgeons Eng Senior Neuro Oncology Surgery Fellow Jobs Vacancy at Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton Jobs Details:

Main area Neurosurgery Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow Contract Fixed Term - 12 months Hours Full Time 40 hours per week Job ref 188-MT738-MEDICAL Site Southampton General Hospital Town Southampton Salary £46,208 pa Closing 15/01/2018 23:59


Location – Southampton General Hospital

Post Title – Senior Royal College of Surgeons of England Neuro-oncological Surgery Fellowship

Start Date of Post – March/April 2019

Contract Length – Fixed Term for 12 months

Wessex Neurological Centre (WNC), University Hospital Southampton (UHS), UK

The Royal College of Surgeons of England in collaboration with the Society of British Neurological Surgeons has granted approval for a 12 month fellowship in neuro-oncological surgery at UHS as part of the National Senior Surgical Fellowship Scheme. The fellowship is designed to provide a post-CCT neurosurgical trainee with an opportunity to develop the comprehensive knowledge and skills in neuro-oncology required for appointment as a specialist neuro-oncological surgical consultant.

WNC provides neurosurgical services to a population of 3 million in central southern England and the Channel Islands. Neurosurgical services are organised around sub-specialty interests in line with national guidelines with 2 neurosurgeons designated as specialist neuro-oncological surgeons in accordance with NICE IOG for brain and CNS tumours. All adult neurosurgery for non-skull base cranial tumours is carried out by these surgeons and this provides a fantastic opportunity for training of a neurosurgeon committed to a career in neuro-oncological surgery.

The post is offered as full-time, with no on call, under the supervision of Mr Paul Grundy. The successful applicant will be actively involved in the weekly combined neuro-oncology clinic and MDT meeting and attend regular operating sessions and academic meetings. They will gain experience in all aspects of surgery for primary and secondary intrinsic tumours, including day-case surgery, high-volumes of awake neurosurgery, insular gliomas, intraventricular tumours and meningiomas. Additionally, there will be opportunities to be involved in combined procedures with plastic surgery involving extensive reconstruction following tumour resection, using transposition and microvascular flaps. During the year, subject to satisfactory progression, there will be the opportunity to run a number of operating lists independently.

Study leave will be granted to support attendance at courses pertinent to neuro-oncology and local courses are available for enhancing leadership, teaching and interview skills in preparation for consultant appointment. Audit and research activities in the department will be encouraged.

For further information about this position please contact Mr Paul Grundy, Divisional Clinical Director via Paul.grundy@uhs.nhs.uk or Tel: 023 8120 4803. To be eligible you are required to have FRCS(Neurosurgery) and CCT in neurosurgery (or within 6 months of CCT or equivalent).

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and Right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.

Appointment will be made under Local Contractual Terms and Conditions of Service for Trust Appointed (Non-Training Fellow Doctors and Dentists) which will be published and available at time of offers.

Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) Fellows will be paid a basic salary at a Nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

Basic Salary MT04 £46,208

All applications must be made online. CV or paper applications are not accepted.

Job Reference: 188-MT738-MEDICAL - This vacancy closes on or before – 15 th January 2018

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

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